Our 2011-2012 Leadership Team
President- Benny Nixon, Branch Contractors, Inc.
The president of BNI of Athens is responsible for presiding over the leadership team and running the weekly meetings.
Vice President- Patrick Robinson, Athens Dental Associates
The Vice President is in charge of tracking and reporting the performance of BNI of Athens.
Secretary/Treasurer- Kellie Walker, Get Your Life In Gear
The treasurer manages the bank account for BNI of Athens, collects membership dues and pays expenses as directed by the leadership team.
Membership Committee Members- Tim Rogan, Rogan Photography; Ryan McDonald, CitruSolution Carpet Cleaning of Athens; Helen Pinson, First American Bank & Mack McClung, Allstate Insurance.
The membership committee is responsible for screening new applicants to BNI of Athens, and handles all member disputes.
Visitor Hosts- Talley Toro, Keller Williams Realty; Devin Berry, Berry Coating, Inc.
The Visitor Hosts greet all visitors to BNI of Athens meetings and assists them in the sign-in process, as well as answering any questions they may have.
Events- Steve Mason, Piedmont Financial
Our event coordinator is in charge of our Annual Visitor Day as well as coordinating any social events the group may host.
Education Coordinator- Tyler Seabolt, The Sign Bros.
The education coordinator conducts a weekly 5 minute presentation designed to teach you networking and marketing tips to help you increase your bottom line.
Mentoring Coordinator- Jeff Davis, Suntrust Mortgage
The mentoring coordinator works with new members to help them learn how to get the most out of their networking connections and BNI membership.